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    Save 25% On Our "Must-Have Resource For Oncologists"

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Mar 21, 2015 4:07:39 PM

    Completely revised and updated for 2015, the Physicians’ Cancer Chemotherapy Drug Manual 2015 is an up-to-date guide to the latest information on standard therapy and recent advances in the field. Written by world-class experts in clinical cancer therapeutics, this essential reference provides a complete, easy-to-use catalog of over 100 drugs and commonly used drug regimens—both on- and off-label—for the treatment of all the major cancers.

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    Topics: oncology, oncology, chemotherapy, chu, oncologist, drug manual

    It’s World Cancer Day

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 4, 2014 3:48:30 AM

    Today, the world unites to raise awareness and fight cancer. Celebrated every February 4, World Cancer Day is a global initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) that seeks to improve collective knowledge around cancer while challenging misconceptions around the disease. Fittingly, this year’s theme is “Debunk the Myths.” The UICC is concentrating specifically dispelling four myths:

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    Topics: oncology, patient education, UICC, Union for International Cancer Control, World Cancer Day, oncology

    September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Sep 12, 2013 3:53:33 PM

    Cancer of the ovary (ovarian cancer) is the ninth most common cancer in women in the U.S. with almost 22,000 women newly diagnosed each year. Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths in women. In 2013, approximately 14,230 women will die in the United States from ovarian cancer.

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    Topics: oncology, oncology, General Medicine, gynecologic cancer, oncology resources, ovarian cancer awareness month, Hospital Medicine Blog, ovarian cancer, women's cancer

    Tarascon Title Is A Best Seller On Amazon

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Mar 25, 2013 6:41:06 PM

    Major internet retailer Amazon.com offers best seller lists as a way of identifying titles which are popular and frequently purchased by their customers. We are proud to announce that the Tarascon Palliative Medicine Pocketbook was listed as the #1 best seller under the Physician & Patient Hospice Care eBooks category last week.

    The Tarascon Palliative Medicine Pocketbook is the only shirt pocket-sized, quick reference for guiding those difficult conversations with patients and family members who require palliative and hospice care. Containing communication skill techniques, prognostication tools, symptom management options and ethical issues, this portable guide is an ideal tool for any member of the Palliative Medicine team, including: physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains, pharmacists and more.

    What people are saying about the guide:

    "This point is very helpful for a quick look up of info and new treatment considerations for PC." - Amazon customer review

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    Topics: physicians, Amazon, medicine, oncology, Tarascon, oncology, Geriatric, Pharmacists, chaplains, Ethical Decision-making, General Medicine, grief, Authors, social workers, Hospital Medicine Blog, end of life, hospice, palliative, Prognostication

    Daily Aspirin Decreases the Development of Cancer

    Posted by Joseph Esherick on Mar 22, 2012 9:05:28 AM

    Dr. Joseph Esherick Monthly Blog – March 2012

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    Topics: oncology, Breast Cancer, colorectal cancer, Dr. Joseph Esherick, gastric cancer, Authors, lung adenocarcinoma, metastasis, pancreatic cancer, aspirin, biliary cancer, brain cancer, Hospital Medicine Blog, Dr. Peter Rothwell, esophageal adenocarcinoma, hospital medicine, Lancet

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